Q1. Which of the following statements about river Krishna is/are correct?

  1. The delta of the river was occupied by the prehistoric Ikshvaku and Satavahana dynasties.
  2. Environmentally, the Krishna River is one of the most ruinous rivers in the world because it creates intense land corrosion throughout the monsoon. 

Select the correct answer using the codes given below:

(a) 1 only

(b) 2 only

(c) Both 1 and 2   

(d) Neither 1 nor 2

 

Q2. Consider the following temples of South India:

  1. Brihadeshwar Temple
  2. Lepakshi Temple
  3. Meenakshi Amman Temple

In which of the temples given above, Lord Shiva is also worshipped as the deity?

(a) 1 only

(b) 2 and 3 only

(c) 1 and 3 only

(d) 1, 2 and 3

 

Q3. Consider the following statements regarding the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI):

  1. CBI traces its origin to the Special Police Establishment (SPE) which was set up in 1941 by the Government of India. 
  2. The founder director of the CBI was Shri D.P. Kohli, who was the Inspector-General of Police. 

Which of the Statements given above is/are correct?

(a) 1 only

(b) 2 only

(c) Both 1 and 2   

(d) Neither 1 nor 2

 

Q4. With reference to the First Five-Year Plan in India, consider the following statements:

  1. The country recorded a much lower growth rate than that was targeted, during the first five year plan.
  2. The plan was based on the Harrod–Domar model, which suggestedthat growth was dependent on high level of savings and a low capital-output ratio.

Which of the Statements given above is/are correct?

(a) 1 only

(b) 2 only

(c) Both 1 and 2   

(d) Neither 1 nor 2

 

Q5. Consider the following statements:

  1. Lithium and Cobalt are crucial elements in making of batteries, which are used to power mobile phones, laptops and even electric vehicles.
  2. Both these elements are available abundantly in India.

Which of the Statements given above is/are correct?

(a) 1 only

(b) 2 only

(c) Both 1 and 2   

(d) Neither 1 nor 2

 

 

Q6. GOLD and ICON were the two missions launched to explore the ionosphere. These were launched by

(a) ISRO       

(b) ESA

(c) ROSCOSMOS

(d) NASA

 

Q7. With reference to the Inner Line Permit concept in India, consider the following statements:

  1. No Indian citizen can visit any of states with condition of ILP, unless he or she belongs to that state, nor can he or she overstay beyond the period specified in the ILP.
  2. ILP is issued by the ministry of home affairs.

Which of the Statements given above is/are correct?

(a) 1 only

(b) 2 only

(c) Both 1 and 2   

(d) Neither 1 nor 2

 

 

Q8. Which one of the following is not a UNESCO’s World heritage site in India?

(a) Agra fort  

(b) Chilika lake           

(c) Sun temple Konark

(d) Mountain Railways of India

Q9. Recently, Indian Medical Association has said Karnataka Antibiotics and Pharmaceuticals Ltd (KAPL) neither has the experience nor the capacity to handle Oxytocin production. Consider the following statements with respect to “Oxytocin”?

  1. It acts both as a hormone and as a brain neurotransmitter and is secreted by the pitutiary gland.
  2. Oxytocin is used to increase the size of vegetables such as pumpkins, watermelons, eggplants, gourds, and cucumbers.

Which of the Statements given above is/are correct?

(a) 1 only

(b) 2 only

(c) Both 1 and 2   

(d) Neither 1 nor 2

 

Q10. Which one among the states the strategically important Sela Tunnel Project s being constructed by the Border Roads Organisation (BRO)?

(a) UT of Jammu and Kashmir

(b) Assam

(c) Manipur

(d) Arunanchal Pradesh

 

Ques  Ans:

1-(c)

2-(d)

3-(c)

4-(b)

5-(a)

6-(d)

7-(a)

8-(b)

9-(c)

10-(d)